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October 27, 2003

And now Colombia?

As country after country in South America has elected left-leaning governments, local elections in Colombia show that this country-- long the focus of the US government's attention-- may be joining the rejection of the "Washington Consensus."

Not only was a referendum to strengthen the right-leaning President rejected, a former Communist union leader was elected mayor of Bogota, the capital city.

Posted by Nathan at October 27, 2003 07:21 AM